The Privacy Act is a law that requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to explain why we are asking individuals for personal information and what we are going to do with this information after we collect it.
Authority: Our authority to collect this information comes from the Information Quality Act, which is also known as the "Data Quality Act" or "Section 515." Pub. L. No. 106-554, sec. 515, Appendix C, 114 Stat. 2763A-153 (2000).
Purpose: We collect your name and contact information so we will be able to process your data quality complaint against the FCC. We have published a "Systems of Records Notice" (SORN) that describes in more detail what we may do with the information we collect. FCC/OMD-13, Information Quality Comments, 83 Fed. Reg. 51,949 (October 15, 2018).
Routine Uses: In accordance with guidelines issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), we will make your information quality complaint public, including your personal information. A complete listing of the other ways we may disclose your information is published in the SORN described in the "Purpose" paragraph of this statement.
Disclosure: You are not required to provide the information we are requesting, but if you do not, we will not be able to consider your complaint.